Call for papers - Special issue of "Embedded Systems Engineering"

September 20, 2017
Editorial Committee of the Journal of Information Processing

Journal of Information Processing (JIP) is pleased to announce the call for papers for a special issue of Embedded Systems Engineering. This special issue targets state-of-the-art research results and case studies in embedded systems area as follows. This special issue is conducted by guest editor system.
Vice Chair of Special Interest Group of Embedded Systems, Prof. Hironori Nakajo, past Chair of Embedded System Symposium, Prof. Kiyofumi Tanaka and Prof. Kenji Hisazumi, Program Chair of Embedded System Symposium are the guest editors of this special issue.
Target Areas are following:

Requirement Definition/Analysis Method, Developing Process, Design Methodology, Developing Environment, EDA, Co-design/Co-verification, Programming Language, Compiler, Low Power Technology, Dependable Systems, Verification, Test, Debugging Method/Tool, Performance Evaluation, Architecture, Processor, DSP, RTOS, Middleware, Network, Communication, Distributed Systems, Security, User Interface, Usability, Media Processing, Case Study,New Applications, Education, Training, Skill Standard, Collaboration with Industries and Universities, Project Management, Applications such as automobile, ITS, OA, Information Appliance, CPS(Cyber Physical System), IoT (Internet of Things) and so on.

Journal of Information Processing (JIP) is currently encouraging more submissions from outside of Japan.
The publication fee of any accepted papers will not be charged if all the authors of the paper belong to institutes outside Japan.

Submission Guidelines

(1) All papers must be submitted electronically. Please access the following URL and proceed under the submission instructions:

In the event you would like to make a submission, you must first create an account on the paper submission Web page. For detailed information, please refer to the manual available from the link “Submission Rules and Document Types” at the top of the submission page.

(2)(Optional) If you submit a revised paper which was not accepted for the past special issues of JIP Embedded Systems Engineering, you can add a reply letter (free format) to the end of the manuscript PDF file in order to respond to the rejected reasons of your previous submission. A reply letter must include both the original rejected reasons and your response. Note that we do not guarantee that the same reviewers are assigned to your paper again and the reply letter is considered for your review results. We do not answer inquiries about rejected reasons of your past submissions.

(3)(Optional) You can add a cover letter (free format) when you submit your paper. A cover letter includes the abstract and the objectives of the study and its novel and/or practical aspects of the study.

(4) All papers will be reviewed. The review process will be carried out in the same manner as regular issues. However, you have shorter time than usual (eight weeks) for preparation of your responses to inquiries.

(5) Submission deadline is November 2, 2017.

(6) The special issue will be published on the J-Stage website in August, 2018. Preprint will be published on the IPSJ Journal in August, 2018.

(7) The Editorial Committee of This Special Issue
Editor in-Chief: Hironori NAKAJO (Tokyo Univ. of Agriculture and Technology).
Deputy Chief Editor: Kiyofumi TANAKA (Japan Advanced Institute of Science and Technology), Kenji HISAZUMI(Kyusyu Univ.).
Editorial Committee: Takuya AZUMI (Osaka Univ.), Masato EDAHIRO (Nagoya Univ.), Hiroaki FUKUDA (Shibaura Institute of Technology), Mikio HASHIMOTO (Toshiba Corp.), Eiichi HAYAKAWA(Takushoku Univ.), Kenji KISE (Tokyo Institute of Technology), Takashi KITAMURA (National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology), Hiroki MATSUTANI (Keio Univ.), Yutaka MATSUBARA (Nagoya Univ.), Natsuko NODA (Shibaura Institute of Technology), Kouji OKINO (Toyama Univ.), Kouichi ONO (IBM Research - Tokyo), Takeshi OKAWA(Utsunomiya Univ.),Yoshinori TAKEUCHI (Osaka Univ.), Kenji TEI (National Institute of Informatics), Yasutaka WADA (Meisei Univ.), Takanori YOKOYAMA (Tokyo City Univ.).

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